Education & Training
Continuing Education through KU. Online course on Aging and Cultural Awareness.
Palliative Care Consulting Team & Canda, H. J. (2014). Engaging spirituality in social work for palliative care and hospice: Conversations about comfort, support, and quality of life. (pdf) Presented by Hwi-Ja Canda.
These following two items were produced by a national interdisciplinary group to offer suggestions on addressing spirituality in palliative care. Dr. Canda was one of the consultants. Although there may be some limitations from a social work standpoint, these suggestions can help to promote this important emerging area of practice.
- Spirituality in Palliative Care Slideshow (pdf)
- Puchalski, C., Ferrell, B., Virani, R., Otis-Green, S., Baird, P., Bull, J.,... Sulmasy, D. (2009). Improving the quality of spiritual care as a dimension of palliative care: The report of the Consensus Conference (pdf). Journal of Palliative Medicine, 12(10), 885-910.